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Middlemarch
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  • Lydgate thought that there was a pitiable infirmity of will in Mr. Farebrother.
  • He deferred the intention from day to day, his habit of acting on his conclusions being made infirm by his repugnance to every possible conclusion and its consequent act.
  • Through all his bodily infirmity there ran a tenacious nerve of ambitious self-preserving will, which had continually leaped out like a flame, scattering all doctrinal fears, and which, even while he sat an object of compassion for the merciful, was beginning to stir and glow under his ashy paleness.

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  • too infirm to walk unassisted
  • age creeps upon them; infirmities follow
    Mark Twain

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